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n.1.An offering to a church in fulfillment of a vow.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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More important still is the fact that while there is plenty in the exhibition about the supposed influence of the Virgin and Saints on the daily lives of believers, well illustrated by the ex-voto panels (Fig.
Ve-se na Figura 3, uma cabeca de madeira (ex-voto) deitada sobre uma superficie plana e apoiada por uma mao negra; maos de madeira, tambem ex-votos, se colocam por tras da cabeca numa composicao intrigante e desconcertante.
Esse pao e um ex-voto que representa a devocao ao Espirito Santo, como pagamento de uma promessa de fe referente a questoes de saude cuja graca foi alcancada.
Activities include creating pre-Columbian-style pendants with artist Sam Becerra, making musical instruments, ex-voto painting and holiday card printmaking.
attends to the ways iconographical representations (e.g., paintings, films, and plays) and cultic enactments (e.g., ex-voto offerings, liturgical practices, and patronage associations) interact with written hagiography to construct the life of a saint.
In "Ex-Voto for a Shipwreck" he calls on the tom toms to quell the disinheritors of exploitation.
The expression of our relationship with illness is illustrated wonderfully in the ex-voto, which gives thanks to a saint or deity for a miraculous healing or blessing.